What does the word gibe mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To make.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A jeer; taunt.

Usage examples for gibe

  1. Men talk in a fashion which fools might gibe at. – Tom Tufton's Travels by Evelyn Everett-Green
  2. One of them even pointed at my mill- wheel with a witty gibe- at least, perhaps, it was wit to him- about the Sawyer's misfortune; but the sun was then in his eyes, and my dress was just of the color of the timber. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  3. For this precise reason, because you hold something sacred, I gibe at you; and, even if I respected everything in you, your sanctuary is precisely what I should not respect. – The Ego and His Own by Max Stirner
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